National Smokejumper Center Service Project at West Yellowstone
Program No. 19543RJ
6 days
Starts at
6 days
5 nights
0 meals
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At a Glance

In the 1920s, the National Forest Service built the Madison Ranger Station buildings that housed many of the men and women who oversaw the administration of forest lands. The recently moved buildings continue to serve as the hub of the National Smokejumper Center, educating people about the proud history of smokejumpers and fostering wildlands stewardship. Help honor the legacy of these brave firefighters by upgrading and preserving the Madison Ranger Station buildings and landscaping the new grounds of the National Smokejumper Center.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Help restore and build up historic Madison Ranger Station log structures.
  • Learn about the history of the ranger station, smoke-jumper wilderness firefighters, Junior Smokejumper program, ecology and management of fire.
  • Explore Montana's surrounding national forest lands and enjoy an afternoon in Yellowstone National Park's Old Faithful area.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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